Things to Do in Rome This Winter
Rome is a festive city come winter. Christmas-themed tours and activities, plus seasonal decorations make a trip in December and January especially memorable. Here are a few ways to explore Rome on a winter trip.
Celebrate Christmas on a tour of the Vatican on Christmas Eveand by attending Christmas mass at St. Peter’s Basilica.
Explore Rome with a local host leading the way on aprivate tourthat can be tailored to your personal interests.
Receive aPapal blessingwith a special tour on Christmas Day, December 25.
See the best of Rome’s Christmas decorations with aholiday-themed walking tour.
Learn about two different aspects of Rome’s history on a tour that includes theunderground catacombsand skip-the-line access to the Colosseum.
Warm up indoors with skip-the-line tickets to theBorghese Galleryor the Vatican Museums.
CelebrateNew Year’s Evewith a nighttime tour of Rome’s illuminated landmarks plus a hearty 4-course meal and fireworks at midnight.
Discover the festive seasonal lights beyond Rome with aday trip to Ariccia.